Meaning of “comic strip” in the English Dictionary

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"comic strip" in British English

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comic stripnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈkɒm.ɪk ˌstrɪp/ us /ˈkɑː.mɪk ˌstrɪp/ also cartoon strip

Examples from literature

  • He vaguely wanted something more diverting than the newspaper comic strips to read. 
  • You can take one of the characters from the novel and write a comic strip about him or her, or write a screenplay and sell that to make a movie. 

(Definition of “comic strip” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"comic strip" in American English

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comic stripnoun [ C ]

us /ˈkɑm·ɪk ˌstrɪp/

a short series of amusing drawings with a small amount of writing that is usually published in a newspaper

(Definition of “comic strip” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)